RheoMan: a five-year, ERC-funded (Advanced Grant), project to model the rheology of the Earth's mantle

Jun 3, 2016 The first PhD defense within the RheoMan project General

Sebastian Ritterbex defends his PhD thesis entitled « Modelling the plasticity of wadsleyite and ringwoodite : On the motion of dislocations in the Earth's transition zone »

On friday june 3rd 2016 at 14:00 (Amphithéâtre Lebon, Polytech'Lille)


in front of the following committee:


B. Romanowicz, Collège de France

Reviewers :

S. Jahn, Universität zu Köln

D. Mainprice, Géosciences Montpellier

Members :

A. Walker, University of Leeds

B. Schuberth, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München


Ph. Carrez, Université de Lille

P. Cordier, Université de Lille